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Derrick Rose Injury: Bulls Guard Lands Awkwardly On Knee, Has To Be Helped Off Court (VIDEO)

The Chicago Bulls were cruising to a decisive victory against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the team's first round playoff series until the mood changed abruptly when star guard Derrick Rose went down with a knee injury. Chicago was up by 12 points with just over a minute remaining when Rose went down. He had to be helped off the court and into the locker room. Here's the video:

Here's Rose's reaction in .gif form.


Chicago did escape with a 103-91 victory, though Rose's injury will certainly hang over everything. If the injury is as bad as it looks, the Bulls are in deep trouble.

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